Kathryn Bigelow

Kathryn Bigelow to helm post-9/11 tale 'The True American'

Kathryn Bigelow to helm post-9/11 tale 'The True American'Washington, May 15 : Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow will helm an adaptation of 'The True American', starring Tom Hardy.

Anand Giridharadas wrote the nonfiction book, which is set in the days following the September 11 attacks, Deadline reported.


'Zero Dark Thirty' - an attempt at self-aggrandisement

'Zero Dark Thirty' - an attempt at self-aggrandisementFilm: "Zero Dark Thirty"; Actors: Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke, Jennifer Ehle, James Gandolfini, Mark Strong, Kyle Chandler and Reda Kateb; Director: Kathryn Bigelow; Rating: *1/2


Director Kathryn Bigelow defends Zero Dark Thirty’s controversial torture scenes

Director Kathryn Bigelow defends Zero Dark Thirty’s controversial torture scenesLondon, Jan. 17 : Director Kathryn Bigelow has defended the representation of torture in her latest film Zero Dark Thirty, which is based on the hunt for Osama Bin Laden.

She said that torture was part of the story, and omitting it would have been `whitewashing history'.


'Zero Dark Thirty', the biggest manhunt story ever: Director Kathryn Bigelow

'Zero Dark Thirty', the biggest manhunt story ever: Director Kathryn BigelowNew Delhi, Dec 19 : After the Oscar-winning "The Hurt Locker" on the Iraq war, Kathryn Bigelow now brings one of the world's greatest manhuts in "Zero Dark Thirty", key sequences of which have beeen shot in India. Though the director admits it is a sensitive topic as it involves Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, she says it "has been sensibly and cautiously made".


`Zero Dark Thirty` named best film of 2012 by National Board of Review

 `Zero Dark Thirty` named best film of 2012 by National Board of ReviewWashington, Dec 6 : Kathryn Bigelow's drama `Zero Dark Thirty,' about the hunt for Osama bin Laden, was named the best film of the year by the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures on Wednesday.

The movie, set to open in limited release December 19, took home two other top prizes, as Bigelow was deemed best director and star Jessica Chastain was given the lead actress award, LA Times reported.


Chandigarh unhappy over protests against Osama movie

Chandigarh unhappy over protests against Osama movieChandigarh, March 5 - Chandigarh artistes are unhappy over the protests against the shooting of Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty" -- on the killing of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan.

Theatre personalities and others in the creative fraternity feel the demonstrations only show India in poor light.


Pakistani daily rues Osama film shoot disruption in India

Pakistani daily rues Osama film shoot disruption in IndiaIslamabad, March 5 - The disruption by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) of Hollywood director Kathryn Bigelow's film shoot in the Indian city of Chandigarh on Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's killing was unfortunate, a leading Pakistani daily said Monday.


Bigelow's Osama film shooting gets hostile ride in Chandigarh

Bigelow's Osama film shooting gets hostile ride in ChandigarhChandigarh, March 2 : Anti-Pakistan and anti-Osama bin Laden slogans, a Hollywood film crew running for cover, police reinforcements rushing in... this is not exactly what Oscar-winning Hollywood director Kathryn Bigelow had in mind while shooting for her film "Zero Dark Thirty" based on how the Al Qaeda chief was killed in his Abbottabad hideout.

Bigelow has re-created Abbottabad town in Chandigarh's suburbs.


Chandigarh becomes Osama's Abbottabad - for Hollywood film

Chandigarh becomes Osama's Abbottabad - for Hollywood filmChandigarh, March 1 : The two places may be 600 km apart, but Oscar-winning Hollywood director Kathryn Bigelow has chosen Chandigarh and its surroundings in Punjab to depict the Pakistani city of Abbottabad - where Al Qaeda mentor Osama bin Laden was shot dead by US special forces - for her new film.


Kathryn Bigelow to recreate Osama’s Abbottabad hide-out in India

Kathryn Bigelow to recreate Osama’s Abbottabad hide-out in IndiaLondon, Feb 23 : Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow plans to recreate the Pakistan Army garrison town Abbottabad in India for her new film on the US Navy Seals who tracked and killed Osama bin Laden.


Bigelow to direct film on Osama death?

Bigelow to direct film on Osama death?London, Jan 16 - Along with Australian actor Joel Edgerton, American film director Kathryn Bigelow is working on a film on Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's death, says megastar Amitabh Bachchan.

The 69-year-old played a perfect host to filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Edgerton who visited him Sunday.


Obama admin under fire for giving Kathryn Bigelow ‘access’ to Laden mission files

Obama admin under fire for giving Kathryn Bigelow ‘access’ to Laden mission filesLondon, Aug 11 : Barack Obama's administration has been blamed for providing `top-level access' to Osama bin Laden mission files to an Oscar-winning filmmaker in an effort to improve his re-election prospects.


Bigelow''s Osama bin Laden film gets green light

Bigelow''s Osama bin Laden film gets green lightLondon, May 25: Oscar-winning filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow will direct a film about the killing of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden after Colombia Pictures won the rights to distribute the movie.

Bigelow and journalist-turned screenwriter Mark Boal, who won Oscars for Iraq bomb squad movie The Hurt Locker in 2010, had already been working on a project about the al-Qaeda chief''s capture or killing, before his death on May 2, The Telegraph reports.


I hope Indians appreciate 'Hurt Locker': Kathryn Bigelow

I hope Indians appreciate 'Hurt Locker': Kathryn BigelowNew Delhi, April 10 - Kathryn Bigelow, the only woman to win an Oscar for direction, hopes her film "The Hurt Locker" - on a US bomb disposal squad in Iraq - will make Indian audiences "understand that soldiers are acting as nation builders and peacemakers".


Kathryn Bigelow win makes history at Oscars

Kathryn Bigelow win makes history at OscarsLos Angeles, March 8 - Iraq war drama "The Hurt Locker" that won six Oscars, including best picture, made history when director Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to win the best director prize in the Oscar's 82-year history.

Bigelow called the victory "the moment of a lifetime".


'The Hurt Locker' awarded best film at BAFTA

'The Hurt Locker' awarded best film at BAFTALondon, Feb 22 - Iraq war drama "The Hurt Locker" swept to success at the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) Sunday in London with director Kathryn Bigelow also winning the best director award.

Bigelow beat out competition from ex-husband James Cameron, whose sci-fi blockbuster "Avatar" had also been nominated in both categories.


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